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Reading List: December 2013 December 11, 2013: [caption id="attachment_78346" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Installation by Luzinterruptus[/caption] The Reading List is a new feature of the Editors’ Blog this year. Each month we ask Poetry’s contributors to share a book—or several—that held their interest recently. Here are some recommendations from the poets and writers in our [...] by

Los Angeles Review of Books Presents Roundtable on Person and Persona in Poetry October 22, 2013: Los Angeles Review of Books presents a "Poets Roundtable on Person and Persona" featuring contributions from Alex Dimitrov, Lynn Melnick, and Metta Sáma. Here's a little slice of the RT: INTRODUCTION Lynn Melnick I'M A LITTLE CONFUSED. Not long ago, coming off a string of out-of-town readings where I found myself in the company of [...] by

Questioning Alex Dimitrov’s Use of David Wojnarowicz Photo on Cover of Begging for It September 3, 2013: Alex Dimitrov's new book, Begging for It, came out earlier this year: Just discovered is an open letter from Ted Rees that takes issue with Dimitrov's cover image, a piece from David Wojnarowicz’s Rimbaud in New York, a series of black-and-white photographs taken from 1978 to 1979. At Harm Massage, Rees's Tumblr, he writes: "Ignoring the [...] by

Profile of Alex Dimitrov as Gay Pop Star Poet March 7, 2013: The Homo Life makes a pedestal for Alex Dimitrov, recalling his "debut" in the New York Times Style Section, and casting the poet as "the first gay pop star." But it's Dimitrov's new book, Begging for It (Four Way Books, this month), that makes him thus: Although Alex’s imagery recalls Madonna’s Michigan imagery in American [...] by

Alex Dimitrov is Hot May 22, 2012: But we already knew that, and now Out is confirming it with this Hot List recognition. After introducing the "socially connected scribe," the write-up focuses on Dimitrov's American Boys, forthcoming from Floating Wolf Quarterly on June 1: “American Boys is eight poems and has a variety of digital ephemera throughout,” he says. [...] by

Wilde Boy Alex Dimitrov June 16, 2011: BOMBLOG has a terrific interview today with Alex Dimitrov, founder of The Wilde Boys: A Queer Poetry Salon, an elegant, monthly-ish gathering of mostly queer poets, students, scholars, and writers that often takes place in various apartments around New York City (invite only). Not simply an elite cocktail party, or even modern workshop, the [...] by